sound engineer at the lakota nightclub in bristol,and long term techno head
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posted a comment on Mike Dearborn - Muzikal Journey. 4 months ago
Hello all,its now 2020 and this album still sounds amazing,with commercial music dying a death sounds like this are even more important because its shows what can be done with very little, the raison d etre of early techno and house music.
posted a comment on Ismistik - Remain. 5 months ago
Hello all this is a review of the repress on Emotions Electric, just got my copy of the re press,landed on my door about hour ago, i brought the coloured viny deal with the singles and album, all done to a nice standard,packing etc. And it sounds... See full review
posted a comment on Agoria - Drift. 5 months ago
Hello all, got to agree with the previous comments,this album is terrible, and ive been an Agoria fan for years,disappointing. Think this happens to quite a lot of male artists when they reach a certain age,boring old fart syndrome.Check out Juan... See full review
posted a comment on Octave One - Octivation - The EP. 7 months ago
Hello all,this record and Equinox on Retroactive really sum up the year 91. While it was full ahead raveland here in the uk there was a few of us holding out and still playing techno sound. And the funny thing is quite a few rave dj s actually pref... See full review
posted a comment on Agoria - Independence EP. 7 months ago
Hello all,this tune is awesome,play it loud stand back and enjoy,yes its one of those tracks. I use it as a sound check record as has great range and sound.
posted a comment on Steven Rutter* & Bryonii* - StarCrossed. 7 months ago
Hello all, my gosh what is happening in the world , crono virus , world collapse and B12 doing proper songs, with vocals,aaaaarrrrggggghhhhhh, But,hold on, give it a listen.All joking aside i think ive fallen for this album,its one of those that the... See full review
posted a comment on Wladimir M - Leaves Fallin' Recklessly. 7 months ago
Hello,thanks for the reply, yes its a shame about the art, a gatefold would have been lovely and gives a lot of scope, ah well you cant have everything and thanks Delsin for putting this together.
posted a comment on Wladimir M - Leaves Fallin' Recklessly. 7 months ago
Hello all, just got this in the post this morning and i must say im really happy with it.Re mastering has been done to an excellent standard and there s no background hiss like you used to get with coloured vinyl of old. Listening to this it s hard to... See full review
posted a comment on Florence - Analogue Expressions. 7 months ago
Hello all,just got this in the post this morning so been played a few times.Does it sound good after re mastering, yes it does,ive the originals to compare . Really nice coloured vinyl and no bad sound from the coloured vinyl like days of old. My only... See full review
posted a comment on Hexagone - Burning Trash Floor. 8 months ago
Hello all,has anyone got a blue vinyl copy of this they want to part with, i ve a spare orange copy to do a swap , part exchange for. Go on and make an old man happy,ho hum.
posted a comment on Terrace - In-Motion. 8 months ago
Hello all,listen to Bewitched then check out Florence,The Vineyard ,on Evoo Lute, and you can hear that Bewitched is like the first version and The Vineyard the later refined track, for those that don t know Florence is another of S.Robbers recording names. See full review
posted a comment on F.U.S.E. - Dimensions. 9 months ago
Hello all again,the mastering on this is faultless, and everything else done to a high standard,notice the few people who have brought this and given a review a very happy.
posted a comment on Model 500 - Digital Solutions. 9 months ago
Hello all, even though im a fan of Model 500 and Juan Atkins in particular ive got to say that this album is terrible. Really its that bad, it sounds like a lot of un cool dads making a techno album. There s a guitar riff,solo cant remember what track... See full review
posted a comment on Nightshift (2) - High Life. 11 months ago
Hello all,here s another killer track thats fallen through the gaps,brought at time of release and still sounds good on loud p.a.
posted a comment on Acid Dubs - Acid Dubs One & Two. 11 months ago
Hello all,brought this when it came out, and its a real gem, its a long track so not for all,but if you like a slow burner,this is it, awesome tune.
posted a comment on Echo 106 - Winter Music. 11 months ago
wow, no reviews on this, its amazing, if you can get a good copy for decent price buy .you will not be disappointed.
posted a comment on Ben Long - Spank!. 11 months ago
Hello all,this track is an absolute banger, use s Jeff Mills ,Step to Enchantment , as major sample with some brilliant vocal samples,real Pump up the Volume style ,so good i brought two.
posted a comment on Dave Clarke - The Desecration Of Desire. 12 months ago
Hello all,personally i think this album is a gem.You,ve got to listen to it a couple of times and you,ll find there s some real depth to this album. Dave Clarke also writes some notes on the making of and reason why. Give it a shot,you will not be... See full review
posted a comment on Mr Sliff* - Jelly Tracks. 12 months ago
Hello all, no comments on this, oh well, here we go.Its one of those tunes that really hit the spot when it came out,a really good one to play on very loud p.a, i spent over 10 years doing sound engineering at Lakota, and i used to use this as one of... See full review
posted a comment on Buzz. 12 months ago
Hello all,as theres so many boootlegs out there i thought you might like to know how to tell the originals from the bootlegs. Its quite simple ,the originals have a double ring pressed into the centre label,check pictures of Placid Angel release as... See full review
posted a comment on Adam Beyer & Henrik B - The Conversation. 12 months ago
Hell all, not sure a lot of people get this record as they are prob not aware of the film of the same name, the film is about spooks using long range mic s to spy on a couple. The film use s a lot of electronic sounds and is well worth watching. Some... See full review
posted a comment on The Adverts - Crossing The Red Sea With The Adverts. 12 months ago
Hello all, i went to the last gig of the original Adverts at The Marquee in Waldorf street, brilliant club although a tad small.About halfway through the gig i got up on stage and went over to Gaye Advert give her a hug and a kiss on the cheek, she... See full review
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posted a comment on F.U.S.E. - Dimensions. 12 months ago
Hello all, all of you moaners seem to be missing the point,if you can afford it ,you will not be disappointed. Its a record,but also a piece of art.
posted a comment on The Martian (2) - Get Up To My Groove. about 1 year ago
Hello all, just thought i would give you the heads up on this record, its amazing and when this come out in 1990 i played it to death, If your into acid,house or techno this is one of those essential tunes that really made a mark when released.... See full review
posted a comment on Hexagone - Burning Trash Floor. about 1 year ago
Hello,is your blue copy on DJAX or another label.If on Djaz up beats you have a reallyreally rare copy.
posted a comment on F.U.S.E. - Dimensions. about 1 year ago
Hello all, just got mine through the post and it looks amazing, first impression is good, everything done to a really high quality, plus listening to the records ,they sound great.No complaints,but the big question,is it worth it, yes.If you can... See full review
posted a comment on Vector Lovers - Vector Lovers. about 1 year ago
Hell all, i cant begin to tell you how good this album is, its always in my top twenty even though its now 15 years old, so well done and executed. Todays electro kids need to listen to this ,quality always wins and this is quality. enough said now... See full review
posted a comment on Octave One - I Believe. about 1 year ago
Hello all, i have a copy of the U.S repress done in 1995 and when compared to the original Transmat release they are identical, although labels are obviously different ,to all intents and purposes this is the original release.
posted a comment on Pod - The Vanguard EP. over 2 years ago
Hello all,without a doubt this e.p and Dark Comedy,/corbomite manuever / also released on Buzz Records ,and both with amazing painted picture covers , should be in the top 20 of every top 20. I rate these two that highly, and as time goes on they... See full review
posted a comment on Cari Lekebusch - The Architect. over 3 years ago
What can i say but agree with previous poster, buy the picture disc that goes with this, totally cheap and well worth the investment .I still play this today and the production is amazing, The early releases on this label are amazing,check them out... See full review
posted a comment on Adam Beyer - Ignition Key. over 3 years ago
Hello all, well surprised at lack of comments for this as is a pretty amazing record, sounds good even today, well worth the ridiculous cheap price, in fact the first ten singles on this label are amazing and worth the investment.
posted a comment on Unknown Artist - Remixes Anonymous Vol. #1. over 3 years ago
Hello all,well worth getting a copy of this, it s got a really nice Juan Atkins mix on this record as well as really good stomper of a mix on the a side. Not sure if Atkins was offically involved with this,does anyone know anything more.
posted a comment on Hexagone - Burning Trash Floor. over 3 years ago
hello all,ive got a spare orange press of this,any chance someone wants to swap for a red or pink one.
posted a comment on The Cortinas - Defiant Pose / Independence. over 3 years ago
Hello all,there s a few of these early punk singles released as 12inch singles that are really worth the effort in tracking down.This is one of them,no picture sleeve but ,as all 12 inch are,the sound quality is that much better.7 inch singles were... See full review
posted a comment on Underground Resistance - Inspiration / Transition. over 3 years ago
Plus the matrix is different,check both posts and look at Matrix/Runout
posted a comment on Underground Resistance - Inspiration / Transition. over 3 years ago
hello,gutes blut,the difference between the original and the re press is the labels,the original has a washed out yellow tint ,while the re press label is black and white,thats all.
posted a comment on Underground Resistance - Inspiration / Transition. over 3 years ago
hello gutes-blut, the difference will be in the colour of the label,the repress is black and white while the original press has an off yellow tinge,thats all folks.
posted a comment on Alexandre Francisco Diaphra - Diaphra's Blackbook Of The Beats. over 3 years ago
Hello all, i brought this because it looked interesting,and i was not disappointed.Its really good album and the poetry is spot on, not being a very poetic type myself , i asked someone who is,and they were very impressed.The vocals are in portugese... See full review
posted a comment on Various - Intergalactic Beats. over 3 years ago
Hello all, got this when it was released, i was lucky in that my copy plays perfectly. This record was so ahead of its time when released, there s a funny story about how one of drum n bass founders,cant remember who,played Bug in the Bassbin at 45... See full review
posted a comment on Octave One Featuring Lisa Newberry - I Believe. over 3 years ago
Hello all,in response to xmix26, if your going to buy repress i recommend you buy the U.S copy as is exactly the same as original Transmat release, same matrix number so coming from original master, where as the U.K release has been re mastered,
posted a comment on Various - From Our Minds To Yours Vol. 2. over 3 years ago
Hello all,just got a black vinyl version recently,i have the coloured version, and the sound quality is like night and day. The coloured version sounds really bad although the colour is excellent, so the news is you need to have both versions, the... See full review
posted a comment on Blake Baxter - When A Thought Becomes You. over 3 years ago
Hello all, been having discussions about this all day, and the first thing that has to be mentioned is this does not come from the original Underground Resistance master, this comes from the original tape, prob recorded on a 4-channel Tascam, and it... See full review
posted a comment on Family Of Few - Sunrise. over 3 years ago
Hello all, ive always loved 430 West for their techno sounds and was not to keen on the garage sound of this label, until this hot little number turned up. This is an absolute gem of a record ,great song writing here and if you ve not got this , you need too. See full review
posted a comment on Blaze - If You Should Need A Friend. over 4 years ago
hello stardust, the production and timing on this record are amazing , i sit down with people and explain the production on this and it blows them away, this record shows the quality of the artists and recording crew, thanks for an amazing record.
posted a comment on Reese & Santonio - The Sound. over 4 years ago
Hello all,on the white label of Blake Baxter,When We Used To Play,it is pretty much accepted that its a bootleg ,no Archer or NSC on the matrix .So i thought i will check this one and its pretty similar, and no Archer or NSC in the matrix number so i... See full review
posted a comment on Blake Baxter - When We Used To Play. over 4 years ago
Hello all,buyer be aware as all repress with the white label are bootlegs, if theres any confusion check the matrix numbers and etching in run out grooves, should be ARCHER, AS ARCHER or NSC. If these are not present then do not buy and spend the... See full review
posted a comment on Zero Zone / Random XS - Art. If.. over 4 years ago
hello all,its your resident Djax expert broadcasting again,check out Random XS - Basement, its an absolute killer track ,play it loud,always loved this track and i still feel the same way, oh darling your so dark and... See full review
posted a comment on The Morning Glory Seeds - Butterflies. over 4 years ago
Hello all, here we go again with another of those hidden gems, this e.p is amazing, great sounds that have not aged but still sound fresh, buy now while still cheap, check out the prices on this label, buy or treasure.
posted a comment on Steve Poindexter - The Remixes. over 4 years ago
Regarding your comments about DJAX-UP-BEATS taking too much credit, i would say the opposite is true and that it boosted many of these artists careers.At a time when rave was the main thing Djax was one of the few labels not selling out to the latest... See full review